This product contains a PowerPoint with 14 important vocabulary words relating to simple machines. It is a perfect introduction for students to understand the important vocabulary in kid friendly terms. It also contains 3 foldables for students to glue into interactive notebooks to record definitions of vocabulary words on.
This product contains the following vocabulary words:
position, motion, speed, velocity, force, friction, gravity, simple machines, inclined plane, lever, pulley, screw, wedge, and wheel & axle.
It also give students visual pictures to show all the simple machines.
This product is aligned to the following state standards:
S4P3. Students will demonstrate the relationship between the application of a force and the resulting change in position and motion on an object.
a. Identify simple machines and explain their uses (lever, pulley, wedge, inclined plane, screw, wheel and axle).
b. Using different size objects, observe how force affects speed and motion.
c. Explain what happens to the speed or direction of an object when a greater force than the initial one is applied.
d. Demonstrate the effect of gravitational force on the motion of an object.
I hope you and your students find this resource helpful and beneficial! Please remember to leave feedback!
- Kara Lee